The League Of The Scarlet Pimpernel
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Short Stories
, European History
, French Revolution
Series: The Scarlet Pimpernel
Though I didn’t much enjoy the last Pimpernel short story collection I read, I wanted to end the reading year as I began it: with Baroness Emmuska Orczy. This delightful short story collection beats the pants off the other collection (The Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel) like Sir Percy beats the...
This one was also not one of my favourites. I prefer a full cohesive story, rather than a number of short ones. It was still good, though.
[These notes were made in 1985:]. A series of short stories - perhaps novel ideas which didn't seem capable of bearing the full treatment. The formulas become very clear in these compressed versions of the usual story. We have several instances of the SP and his gang masquerading as Republican law...
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